Family and Kids in Odessa

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Odessa? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Odessa, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Odessa.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Odessa for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Odessa National Academic Opera And Ballet Theater

    Family and Kids

    First built in 1810, then rebuilt in 1887 after it was destroyed by a 1873 fire, this late French rococo and Italian baroque theatre is renowned for its wondrous acoustics. Yet even now, built as it is on infirm ground, the building is slowly failing. Some of the most acclaimed of Russian and Ukrainian composers and performers have held court here. The theatre produces and platforms a varied an...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Deribasovskaya Street

    Family and Kids

    Named after José de Ribas, the mayor who lived on the street, this road was made into a pedestrian walkway in 1984. Right next to the street is the famous City Park. The charming tree shaded boulevard is lined on both sides with restaurants, cafes and shops. The mix of tourist and locals makes it one of the best places in the city to people watch. Keep an eye out for the Baroque building...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Potemkin Stairs

    Family and Kids

    Originally known as the Richelieu steps, there is no more iconic structure in Odessa. The 27-meter rising and 142-meter long stairway is famous for a handful of reasons. Firstly, it’s designed to exploit an optical illusion: looking up, you can only see the stairs, and looking down, you can only see the landings. Built twice, the last time by English engineer John Upton in 1841, the stair...Read more
  4. Amazing Odessa attraction for kids
    Primorsky Boulevard

    Family and Kids

    Barely half a kilometre long, this is Odessa’s most beautiful street. It’s often thought of as an open-air museum thanks to its incredible examples of architecture and the exhibit of an ancient settlement. It appears more or less now as it did all those years ago, when it was first built. The sights include the Vorontsov’s Palace, the old City Hall, the monuments to Duke de Ri...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    City Garden

    Garden

    Every city has at least one garden that’s iconic and emblematic of that city’s image. This is Odessa’s. Felix de Ribas, brother of José de Ribas, formed this garden in 1803. It’s an elegantly organised place, with flowerbeds, a music fountain in the center (Fountain of Perfume), a pretty pavilion, and vibrant trees. You’ll see monuments to music artist Leoni...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Odessa
    Dolphinarium Nemo

    Aquarium

    There are two main attractions here. The lesser of this is the Oceanarium, an immersive experience of coral reef habitats, and various marine lifeforms. It also includes diverse climate explorations of rivers, lakes, forests, and deserts. But the main draw is the dolphin pool, which offers a lot more than shows by the playful creatures. You can get quite close to the animals, with experiences a...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Passage

    Family and Kids

    Even though widely called a hotel this 1899 building by architect L.Vlodek is actually the cutest shopping and dining complex in the city. From the outside, it looks like a block, but once you step in through one of its two entrances will you will find an inner street separating the outlets. The roof of the building is a glass ceiling which lets in natural light. The retail outlets are all on t...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Monument To Catherine Ii

    Family and Kids

    Built in the year 1900 by the architects Y.M.Dmitrenko and Donato Barkalaja, the monument is dedicated to Empress Catherine the Great, who ordered the construction of the city. It is also dedicated to the people who played an important role in building the city in the early years. The sculpture of the empress is 3 meters high and four of her companions, Potemkin, Zubov, de Ribas and de Wollant,...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Sailor's Wife

    Family and Kids

    This bronze Monument on one end of the Marine Passenger Terminal here in Odessa show the young woman voice thing I lost her child as the wave through their sailor husband and father returning from the sea. It is an iconic statue by sculptor Alexander Tokarev and is meant to represent the families who accompanied their men to Sevastopol in the autumn of 1941. It is a remarkably lifelike sculptur...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Lanzheron Beach

    Beach

    Odessa’s oldest and most popular beach was the site of the former Count’s home. It’s often compared to Brighton Beach in New York. It’s not very large, which makes it quite crowded. A boardwalk and quay have been built, making for lovely views over the Black Sea. There are some good bars and restaurants lining the beach. Rental facilities for boats, deck chairs and paras...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Secrets Of Underground Odessa Museum

    Family and Kids

    Beneath Odessa runs a network of old limestone tunnels, from which the building materials for 19th century construction projects were excavated. These tunnels, later expanded by smugglers, have not been fully mapped, and at about 2500 km in total length, are thought to be longest system of their kind. They reach about 60 meters below the sea and have three distinct levels. This museum tour imme...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Odessa Railway Station

    Family and Kids

    First built halfway through the 19th century, this historic station was at that time the last stop next to the Black Sea. Connecting over 70 countries to this region, the station is an important freight and transport stop. Damaged heavily in WWI, the station was rebuilt in the 1950s and then remodelled again in 2007. Today it is a pretty neoclassical building. To the annoyance of everyone who w...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Museum Of Interesting Science

    Science Museum

    This interactive science museum makes science seem magical and alive. Targeted at kids and families, it’s an intelligent and exciting collection of exhibits, experiments, shows (focused on chemistry, fire, electricity and intelligence technology) and workshops! Optical illusions, miniature clouds, anatomy, a cute cafe, a planetarium are among the most popular attractions here. The hall of...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Privoz Market

    Family and Kids

    The city of Odessa’s largest farmers market, and possibly the country’s too (and perhaps the largest in the world), was founded in 1827. Its growth was contributed to by the influx of different nationalities into the city at the time. Even today this international feel is well preserved. Goods on offer include food such as fish, vodka, shrimp, caviar, farm produce, and perfume, shoe...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Vorontsov Palace

    Family and Kids

    This nineteenth-century palace is a worthy addition to the beautiful architectural jewels of Odessa. Built in 1830 by the Sardinian architect Francisco Boffo, the palace impressed the governor-general enough that he contracted the architect to design the Potemkin Stairs. Over the years, it was used as an engineering school, the headquarters of the Soviet Red guards, and a school for children. D...Read more